Synopses & Reviews
This dynamic book reveals the limitless creative possibilities of colored pencils when blended with mixed media. It features the work of today's most innovative colored pencil artists, highlighting a range of new and exciting effects in step-by-step detail.
Designed to be instantly gratifying and wholly achievable, these techniques incorporate pastel, solvents, airbrush, watercolor, acrylic, ink and more. Each chapter clearly demonstrates how readers can re-create techniques in their own work.
They'll find plenty of information on tools, materials and each medium's basic characteristics. A final section includes line drawings of the demonstrations so that readers can concentrate on their new skills without worrying about getting the drawing right.
The Complete Guide to Colored Pencil Techniques provides an introduction to working in colored pencil on a variety of subjects through 15 step-by-step projects.
Get Creative with Colored Pencils
Find out just how versatile colored pencils can be Janie Gildow and friends show you how to combine colored pencils with an exciting variety of media for extraordinary results
You'll learn how to add luminescence to your colored pencil paintings with watercolor and acrylic; how to create richness, depth and a quick color base with pastel or airbrush; and much more. Twenty-four step-by-step demonstrations by fourteen well-known artists illustrate just a sampling of what you can achieve. You'll be encouraged to experiment with colored pencil, stretch your artistic boundaries and express yourself as never before